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Located 96 km north of the city of Quito, the Otavalo Indigenous Market internationally known as “Plaza de Ponchos”, allows you to look and buy a wide variety of handcrafted products made by the Otavalo indigenous community. Also, on the way you can visit the Quitsato Solar Clock and San Pablo Lake. The next stop is in Cotacachi, famous for the elaboration of textile products made in leather, and the last one in the Cuicocha Lagoon, where you can take a boat ride as an additional activity. All the day you will be accompanied by your guide.

Starting with the tour – Time for departure 07:00

Visit to Quitsato solar clock.

Viewpoint of San Pablo Lake and Imbabura volcano.

Walking around the “Plaza de Ponchos” (1 hour).

Cotacachi community

Cuicocha Lagoon

Boat ride through the lagoon (Optional activity and depending on availability).

Peguche waterfall. 

Return to Quito – Approximate arrival time 19:00.


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Transportation from your hotel

Bilingual Guide

Activity Tickets


Additional meals and/or beverages

Entrace fee for additional activities

Other details not specified in the program

Important for considering:

In cases of force majeure and / or fortuitous event, the Operator reserves the right to make the respective modifications in the itinerary, trying to change as little as possible the travel proposal initially presented. Cases of force majeure are those unforeseen situations external to the nature of the tour, such as: natural disaster, adverse weather conditions, fires, floods, damages caused by landslides or earthquakes, pandemics or epidemics, popular demonstrations, road closures and / or factors of risk before which a state authority prohibits the entrance to a certain zone, etc.

It is recommended to purchase travel insurance according to your needs.

In case of cancellation, the penalty is 30% of the total value if it’s made 20 days before the start of the tour and 100% if it’s made 5 days before the tour.

Our tourist packages are adjustable to requirements of tourist.

What to bring:

Light and warm clothing, comfortable shoes for trekking, camera and water.

Rates valid for the Year 2019, apply for holidays.


       2 pax    3 pax    4-5     6-9      10+    

$:  150  – 110  –  90  –  75  –  65


Children (0 to 1 year 11 months) do not pay, Children (2 to 11 years 11 months) pay 50%, seniors (over 65 years) pay 75%.

To reserve the following information is necessary: copy of passport, email, food restrictions and allergies.

The 50% of the total tour value must be paid at the time of reservation, and 100% of the value 20 days before the start of the tour

If the payment is made with a credit card, you must pay an additional 10% to the total value, for the transaction made.

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